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situation upon bouncing into the next world. You will nk us strange creatures; but 'twas a pleasant sight, as knew the poor painter was safe. I have thought of it ce, and am inclined to believe that nothing but two glish could have been capable of such a jaunt. I re-mber, 'twas reported in London, that the plague was at louse in the city, and all the town went to see it. [ have this instant received your letter. Lord! I am d I thought of those parallel passages, since it made you iislate them. JTis excessively near the original; and , I don't know, 'tis very easy too.—It snows here a little light, but it never lies but on the mountains. Adieu!
Yours ever,
\S. What is the history of the theatres this winter ? 25.   To THE HON. HENRY SEYMOUE, OONWAY.
Florence, March 6, 1740. N.S.
[AEEY, my dear, one would tell you what a monster you if one were not sure your conscience tells you so every e you think of me. At Genoa, in the year of our -Lord thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine, I received the letter from you; by your not writing to me since, nagine you propose to make this leap year. I should e sent many a scold after you in this long interval, had lown where to have scolded ; but you told me you should e Geneva immediately. I have dispatched sundry in-ies into England after you, all fruitless. At last drops , chance letter to Lady Sophy Farmer1, from a girl at
ITHR 25.—* Lady Sophia Fer-eldest daughter of first Earl mfret; m. (1744), as his second the well-known minister, Lord
Carteret (afterwards Earl G-ranville); d. 1745, after giving birth to a daughter (subsequently Countess of Shelburne).
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